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Ornithologie, ou, Méthode contenant la division des oiseaux en ordres, sections, genres, especes & leurs variétés : a laquelle on a joint une description exacte de chaque espece, avec les citations des auteurs qui en ont traité, les noms quils leur ont donnés, ceux que leur ont donnés les différentes nations, & les noms vulgaires (1760)

Author: Brisson, Mathurin-Jacques, 1723-1806; Martinet, François Nicolas, b. 1731, engraver; Vaernewyck, former owner. DSI; Laetvaerennydt, former owner. DSI; Dwight, Jonathan, 1858-1929, former owner. DSI; Tucker, Marcia Brady, former owner. DSI
Volume: v 1
Subject: Ornithology; Ornithology; Ornithology; Birds; Zoology
Publisher: Parisiis : Ad Ripam Augustinorum, apud Cl. Joannem-Baptistam Bauche, bibliopolam, ad Insigne S. Genovesae, & S. Joannis in Deserto
Language: French; Latin
Call number: 39088015052822
Digitizing sponsor: Biodiversity Heritage Library
Book contributor: Smithsonian Libraries
Collection: biodiversity

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Added engraved title pages; additional French title pages; head-and tail-pieces; initials; folded tables

Extent: v. 1: xxiv, 526, lxxiii, [3] p., XXXVII folded leaves of plates; v. 2: [4], 516, lxvii, [1] p., XLVI folded leaves of plates; v. 3: [4], 734, xci, [1] p., XXXVII folded leaves of plates; v. 4: [4], 576, liv, [2] p., XLVI folded leaves of plates; v. 5: [4], 544, lv, [1] p., XLII folded leaves of plates; v. 6: [4], 543, [1], lxv, [3], 146, xxii, [2] p., XLVII, VI folded leaves of plates

Engravings by François Nicolas Martinet

Woodcut title ornaments, head- and tail-pieces; engraved head-piece, initial on dedication page

Errata and binder's instructions at the end of each volume

Colophon: De l'Imprimerie d'Antoine Boudet, Imprimeur du Roi

Includes bibliographical references and indexes

Anker, J. Bird books and bird art

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SCNHRB copy has bookplates of Jonathan Dwight Jr and Smithsonian Institution Libraries, gift of Marcia Brady Tucker. With a few pencilled Tucker collation notes

SCNHRB copy has wood engraved ill. from unidentified journal tipped-in at beginning of t. 1

SCNHRB copy has ms. label in each t.: Vaernewyck and ink ms. notes on verso of front free endpaper of t. 1

SCNHRB copy has armorial bookplate of Laetvaerennydt and slips of paper with ink ms. notes pasted to recent front endpaper tipped-in to t. 1

SCNHRB copy has [4] leaves of stencilled biographical and bibliographical notes on the author and this work tipped-in before added illustrated t.p. to t. 1

SCNHRB copy quarter bound in recent black goatskin and green paste-paper boards, title in gilt on spine, old marbled edges and endpapers

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